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" the six, dennis miller, sarah palin. bill o'reilly. we had karl rove. very quickly, favorite? >> kimberly: dennis miller. >> eric: miller? they're in my ear. we are going to toss this to doug mckelway who is sitting in "special report" for bret baier. doug, take it away, sir. >> doug: i am doug mckelway in for bret baier on "special report." president obama is going to address the nation. the question is whether the talks pushed them apart or got them closer to a deal with three days away from fiscal cliff. ed henry standing by in the briefing room. what are you hearing? >> senior white house official says the president told the republican leaders he wants up or down vote on the scaled back plan. he said that then the senate leaders jumped in and said they think they can get a bipartisan plan. the president told senators reid and mcconnell, i'm told they have a day or two to getting a deal done. otherwise we're out of time. he wants an up or down vote or the plan. at that point, john boehner was noncommittal and not say if he would bring it up for a vote. said wait until we cross the brid
of the vote. >> we won't forget carl roves epic on-air melt down. i guess that's what happens when you blow $300 million trying to winn win an election. the republicans money machine, 2012 was simply the year the rich couldn't buy. and it was a year full of wins, none bigger than this. >> the bottom line here is the supreme court has upheld the health care case. >> well, we have a health care law in tact. >> obama care unheld. a day to remember. and on issue after issue, progressives fought back. after 32 straight defeats at the ballot box, marriage equality won in reign. won in maryland, won in washington. 2012 was the year we waved good-bye to some tea party radicals. allen west, joe walsh and richard murdauch was sent packing. >> if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. >> as a country, we stood up for women and women's rights. a record 20 women were sent to the senate, including this one. >> wall street krerceos, the sa ones who wrecked our economy and destroyed millions of jobs, still strut around congress, no shame, demanding favors and
politically. and apparently, obama doesn't want to do that. >> host: you write, if karl rove was george w. bush's brain, then david axlerod is the barack obama's homer. >> guest: his what? >> host: homer. >> guest: that's a pretty good line i wrote there. [laughter] well, he is his homer. >> host: what do you mean by that? >> guest: what i mean is david axlerod is a brilliant creator of personal stories for politicians. so when barack obama ran in twaipt, -- in twaipt, he didn't have a record to run on, because he hadn't done anything. what he did have to run on was his personal story. the son of an african, black african and a white middle-american mother. a man who sought his identity and found it, who have raised by his, these saintly grandparents and so forth and so on. this was a story, a homerric story, if you will, because homer was with known for talking about taking a trip and coming to some understanding of one's self. this was the story that david axlerod fashioned for obama to run on, a brilliant story. the problem is, in 2012 there is no such story. we've seen that story, we
. apparently obama doesn't want to do that. see you right, if karl rove was george w. bush's brain, then david axelrod is barack obama's home or. >> his what? >> his home or. >> that's a pretty good line that i wrote there. he is a pretty good homer. >> what do you mean by that? >> what i mean by that is david axelrod is a really and creator of personal stories for politicians. so when barack obama ran in 2008, he didn't have a record to run on because he hadn't done anything. what he did have to run on was his personal story. the son of an african, a black african and a white middle american mother, a man who saw his identity and founded, who was raised by his saintly grandparents and so forth and so on. this was a story, an american story if you will, he could as homer was known for talking about taking a trip and during the trip, coming to some inner understanding of oneself. this was the story that david axelrod fashion for obama to run on. it's a brilliant story. the problem is in 2012 there is no such story. we have seen that story. we know that story. that's old. he can't run on that st
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